Minister Rishad Badurdeen is reported to have assaulted government parliamentarian J Sri Ranga at Temple Trees yesterday (December 15).
- The stage set up in Vanduramba for a meeting organized by Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena’s campaign has been set on fire by a group of unknown persons.
Sirisena was scheduled to address the people in Vanduramba today (17).
A vehicle had also been damaged in the attack while three persons who were fixing the sound equipment for the rally have gone missing, United National Party (UNP) member of the Baddegama Pradeshiya Sabha, Premalal Liyanage said.
Meanwhile, a UNP meeting Galnewa Mawathagama had also come under attack last night.
Shots had been fired by a T56 weapon by a group of persons.
Galnewa police has said that five persons have been arrested in connection with the incident.